Historic House Listings

In love! NC mountain house! Circa 1887. $209,000

April 12, 2019

In love with this! This log home was originally built in 1887. Additions happened in 1937. Located in the NC mountains in Saluda, North Carolina. This home was affectionately known by locals as the “pig pen”. The original owner, Mr. Shand, raised pigs under the home. I love the fireplace in the kitchen! This home has two kitchens, a wet bar and a large deck for entertaining. The lower level of the home has a rec room with it’s own separate entrance. This home is nestled in the trees and only minutes from main street in downtown Saluda. Three bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 2,194 square feet. $209,000

From the Zillow listing:


Located in the heart of Saluda, 1 block from Main Street, a rare opportunity to purchase a real Saluda cabin.  Records show the date of origin to be 1937, but locals say the original portion, endearingly known as the “pig pen” (because Mr. Shand raised pigs under the home) dates back to 1887. Ample parking, 2 kitchens, wet bar & huge outdoor deck off the large family room invites easy entertaining! Seller boasts hosting 105 people for the Kentucky Derby. Lower level has recreation/entertainment room with its own entrance, bath, and screened porch.  Gorgeous stone walkways and chimney, low maintenance yard, and original charm will delight. Enjoy being nestled quietly in the trees, yet walk to Main Street in just 5 minutes.  Perfect for vacation rental or family home.  Total sq. footage heated and unheated is 2,194.

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